Centre for Advanced Composite Materials


Novel Materials

Novel materials are of constant interest in our changing world. The Centre conducts research into the creation, limits and application of new materials and composites.

Research areas


Micro and nano-fibrillar polymer-polymer composites

 

Enhanced mechanical properties, reduced gas transfer, tissue scaffolds
 

Rotational moulding

 

Biocomposite reinforcement and foaming
 

 

High performance biocomposites

Biodegradability and sustainability

 

Thermoplastic starch and PLA
 

 

Self healing composites

 

Anti-reflective coatings

Flammability performance

 

Synthetic and bio-derived composites